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Man in his 20s dead after falling from electrical tower in Toronto

A man in his 20s is dead after he fell about six metres to the ground from an electrical tower early Sunday in Toronto, paramedics say.

The man, pronounced dead at the scene, is believed to have climbed the tower

A man in his 20s is dead after he fell about six metres to the ground from an electrical tower early Sunday in Toronto, paramedics say. (David Donnelly/CBC)

A man in his 20s is dead after he fell about six metres to the ground from an electrical tower early Sunday in Toronto, paramedics say.

Paramedics said they were called to the scene near the intersection of Ronald and Castlefield Avenues at 6:15 a.m.

The man is believed to have climbed the tower and fallen after there was a small flash or explosion, according to Dave Viljakainen, deputy commander of Toronto Paramedic Services.

The man was pronounced dead on the ground near the intersection.